Department of State
Office of the Spokesperson
For Immediate Release
June 12, 2019
The Department has appointed Ambassador Donald Booth as Special Envoy for Sudan. Ambassador Booth will lead U.S. efforts to support a political solution to the current crisis that reflects the will of the Sudanese people. The Special Envoy is accompanying Assistant Secretary Tibor Nagy to meetings in Khartoum and Addis Ababa June 12-13, 2019.
Special Envoy Booth is a retired Ambassador who previously served as Chief of Mission to Ethiopia, Zambia, and Liberia. Ambassador Booth served as the U.S. Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan from August 2013 until January 2017.